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Don’t raise our rents!

The Portland team have been busy this week launching a new campaign on behalf of the Scouting Association aimed at raising awareness of high rent and rate increases inflicted on them by local authorities around the country. Some of the increases threaten local Scout groups with closure or massive rises in subs and cuts to […]

All hands on deck to save Tories from AV

David Cameron and Nick Clegg have become “temporarily undocked” as the PM wakes up to the very real danger of losing the referendum on AV. Mr Cameron is a worried man, I’m very reliably informed. The PM has ordered an emergency push to deliver a “no” in the AV referendum at all costs. Otherwise, general […]

People power and the internet

It’s a known fact that each ton of newsprint requires the cutting down of 12 mature trees. I found it rather ironic then that most newspapers were supporting the recent campaign to Save Our Forests. The real winner, however, in the successful fight against the Government’s proposed forestry sell-off was ‘people power’ and the internet. […]

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